Senior Citizen Program Specialist

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No.: OC-63422 Name: Senior Citizen Program Specialist
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 09/26/22 05:00PM
Exam Date: 11/05/22 08:30AM
Salary: Varies with other agencies

Description of Duties

This is a professional position responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing programs that encompass the recreational, emotional and health needs of senior citizens.  Duties involve working directly with senior citizens, staff and volunteers at a senior center, community center or similar location and providing direct customer service to senior citizens such as outreach and wellness checks to improve quality of life.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of a Town Supervisor, Director of Recreation or other higher-level staff member.  General supervision may be exercised over lower-level paid and volunteer staff including kitchen staff and drivers.

Minimum Qualifications

 Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:

(A)        Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's degree in a recreation, education, social science or behavioral science field plus one (1) year paid full‑time or its part‑time equivalent* experience in planning and conducting recreation or human services program activities for the elderly; OR,

(B)        Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s degree in one of the fields mentioned in (A) above plus three (3) years paid full‑time or its part‑time equivalent* experience in planning and conducting recreation or human services program activities, one (1) year of which must have been for the elderly; OR,

(C)        Five (5) years paid full‑time or its part‑time equivalent* experience in planning and conducting recreation or human services program activities, one (1) year of which must have been for the elderly; OR,

(D)        An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B) and (C) above. 

Special Requirements:

Candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test for employment with Monroe County Government.

 

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